Secrets of the Dead
The Man Who Saved the World (#1201)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
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Set over four hours on October 27, 1962, the tensest moments of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Secrets of The Dead tells... 02:13
Full Program: Journey to Spain to investigate a double Neanderthal mystery. 00:00
Full Program: Find out how and why 57 Irish immigrants to the U.S. died in 1832. 00:00
Full Program: Spied upon by MI19 in a bugging operation of unprecedented scale and cunning, 4000 German POW's revealed their inner... 53:11
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- Social Studies
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- 66 episodes
- Average Episode Length
- 59 minutes
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Series Description: Part detective story, part true-life drama, SECRETS OF THE DEAD unearths evidence from around the world, challenging prevailing ideas and throwing fresh light on unexplained events. Using the most up-to-date science in the laboratory and in the field, scientists and researchers examine the missing pieces of each puzzle, completing the picture of what had been merely an assemblage of suppositions.
All Upcoming Episodes
Lost Ships of Rome (#1101)
These episodes of Secrets of the Dead aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Cavemen Cold Case (#1204)
- Death on the Railroad (#1203)
- Bugging Hitler's Soldiers (#1202)
- Michelangelo Revealed (#901)
- The World's Biggest Bomb (#1104)
- Japanese Supersub (#904)
- Churchill's Deadly Decision (#1001)
- The Airmen and the Headhunters (#902)
- Slave Ship Mutiny (#1004)
- Deadliest Battle (#1002)
- Lost in the Amazon (#1102)
- Lost Ships of Rome (#1101)